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Experimental Writing @ Carroll / Fletcher: Kreider + O’Leary with Maria Fusco


Friday 18 March 2016, 7pm.



Kreider + O’Leary will read from a selection of works including Falling (Copy Press, 2015) the forthcoming Field Poetics (EROS Press, 2017). In addition, they will screen a selection of video work that is made in parallel to the text works.


The reading/screening will be followed by a conversation between Kreider + O’Leary and writer and academic Maria Fusco.


This is the second event in the Experimental Writing @ Carroll/Fletcher series. Organised by the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture at University of Westminster and Carroll/Fletcher, the series showcases contemporary developments in experimental writing and their relationship to the visual arts.


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Kreider + O’Leary are a poet and an architect who collaborate to make performance, installation and time-based media work in relation to sites of architectural and cultural interest. Since 2003, Kreider + O’Leary have made work in places such as prisons, military sites, film locations, landscape gardens, desert environments and more traditional galleryvenues across the UK, USA, Europe, Australia, South America and Japan. Their work Light Vessel Automatic was exhibited at Performing Architecture at Tate Britain in 2013, Edge City was exhibited at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale in Lisbon in 2013 and their book Falling has recently been published by Copy Press (2015).

http://www.kreider-oleary.net


Dr. Kristen Kreider is a poet situated in the expanded field of contemporary writing. Through her work as a writer, researcher and educator, Kristen works to promote an interdisciplinary, socially engaged approach to contemporary poetry and poetics, and to encourage a rigorous dialogue between creative and critical practice. Her monograph 'Poetics & Place: The Architecture of Sign, Subjects and Site' is published by I.B. Taurus (January 2014). Kristen is a Reader in Poetry & Poetics and Director of the Practice-based PhD programme at Royal Holloway, University of London.


James O'Leary is an architect and installation artist. His work explores the inter-relationship between human beings and the spatial systems we inhabit. As a practitioner and academic operating between the disciplines of art and architecture, his interests include narrative, interactive and reflexive systems in architecture; performative and site-specific practice in contemporary fine art; and the codification and documentation systems deployed in these fields. He is currently a Lecturer in Innovative Technology and Design Realisation at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University


Maria Fusco is a Belfast-born writer based in Glasgow. Her work is published internationally and is translated into ten languages. She has just completed Master Rock, a new commission from Artangel & BBC Radio 4, which is a performance and radio broadcasts live inside a mountain on the west coast of Scotland. Maria writes fiction, critical and theoretical texts and edits publications. With A Bao A Qu Reading When Attitudes Become Form (Los Angeles/Vancouver: New Documents, 2013), The Mechanical Copula (Berlin/New York: Sternberg Press, 2011), is published in French as Copulation Mécanique (Paris: éditions ère, 2012). She is founder/editorial director of The Happy Hypocrite a semi-annual journal for and about experimental art writing. Maria has been an invited Writer-in-Residence at Lisbon Architecture Triennale, Kadist Art Foundation in Paris and Whitechapel Gallery in London, and have been awarded as a Jerwood Creative Catalyst. She is a Reader at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh and was formerly Director of Art Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London.

http://mariafusco.net



Image: Video Still from Gorchakov’s Wish © Kreider + O’Leary


For more information, please contact either Georgina Colby at g.colby@westminster.ac.uk or Asya Bachelis at asya@carrollfletcher.com



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